The FDA Warns One of New York's Most Expensive Restaurants over Seafood Import Violations
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Bloomberg] By John Tozzi- October 26, 2017
One of New York’s most expensive restaurants is in some trouble with the Food and Drug Administration over its fresh fish.
Masa, which earned three Michelin stars for its $595 tasting menu (before drinks and tax), received a warning letter from the FDA dated Oct. 16 alleging violations of federal rules that govern seafood imports. “Your fresh trevally and fresh Katsuwonus pelamis (Katsuo), also known as skipjack tuna or bonito,” the agency wrote in a letter published online this week, “have been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby they may have been rendered injurious to health.”
“We take FDA regulations very seriously and,...
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